Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 24 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 3.23% 2.20% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 2.22% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Livingston median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £31,900 £23,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £39,700 £36,500 £38,750
West Lothian median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.33% -20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Livingston
Permanent vacancies in Livingston with a recognized job title 62 90 60
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 39
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £59,000
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +6.67%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Livingston

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Livingston.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Livingston

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Livingston region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Automation

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef